2000 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual

2000 GMC Envoy owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
GMC
Model:
Envoy
Rating:
(10)

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Size:
2.63 MB

Table of Contents

- 2000 GMC Envoy Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corp. 1999
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Table of Contents:
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1. Seats and Restraints
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2. Features and Controls
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3. Comfort Contrrols and Audio Systems
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4. Your Driving and the Road
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5. Problems on the Road
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6. Service and Appearance Care
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7. Maintenance Schedule
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8. Customer Assistance Information
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
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About Driving Your Vehicle
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How to Use this Manual
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Safety Warnings and Symbols
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Vehicle Damage Warnings
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Vehicle Symbols
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Service Station Guide
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Power Seats
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Power Lumbar Control
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Memory Seat
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Heated Front Seats
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Reclining Front Seatback
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Head Restraints
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Rear Seats
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Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
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Why Safety Belts Work
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Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
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How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
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Adults
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Driver Position
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
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Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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Right Front Passenger Position
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Air Bag System
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How the Air Bag System Works
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Where are the air bags?
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When should an air bag inflate?
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What makes an air bag inflate?
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How does an air bag restrain?
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What will you see after an air bag inflates?
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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
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Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag- Equipped Vehicle
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Rear Seat Passengers
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Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
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Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
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Center Rear Passenger Position
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Lap Belt
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Children
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Smaller Children and Babies
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Child Restraints
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Where to Put the Restraint
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Top Strap
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Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
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Center Seat Position
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
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Larger Children
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Safety Belt Extender
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Checking Your Restraint Systems
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Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
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Section 2 Features and Controls
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Keys
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Door Locks
66
Power Door Locks
67
Rear Door Security Lock
67
Lockout Prevention
67
Leaving Your Vehicle
68
Keyless Entry System
68
Operation
69
Remote Panic Alarm
69
Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
69
Battery Replacement
69
Resynchronization
70
Liftgate/Liftglass
71
Liftgate Release
71
Emergency Release for Opening Liftgate
72
Remote Liftglass Release
72
Theft
72
Key in the Ignition
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Parking at Night
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Parking Lots
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Content Theft-Deterrent
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Testing the Alarm
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Passlock
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New Vehicle Break-In
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Ignition Positions
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Retained Accessory Power
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Starting Your Engine
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Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
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To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
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Automatic Transmission Operation
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Tow/Haul Selector Switch
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Four-Wheel Drive
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Automatic Transfer Case
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Shifting to 4HI or AUTO 4WD
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Shifting to 2HI
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Shifting to 4LO
85
Shifting Out of 4LO
85
Shifting to NEUTRAL
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Shifting Out of NEUTRAL
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Parking Brake
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Shifting Into PARK (P)
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Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
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Torque Lock
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Shifting Out of PARK (P)
90
Parking Over Things That Burn
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Engine Exhaust
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Running Your Engine While You re Parked
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Locking Rear Axle
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Windows
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Power Windows
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Express- Down Window
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Lockout Switch
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Horn
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Tilt Wheel
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Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
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Turn and Lane Change Signals
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Turn Signal On Chime
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Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer
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Flash-To-Pass Feature
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Windshield Wipers
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Windshield Washer
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Rear Window Washer/Wiper
97
Cruise Control
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Setting Cruise Control
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Resuming a Set Speed
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Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
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Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
100
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
100
Using Cruise Control on Hills
100
Ending Cruise Control
100
Erasing Speed Memory
100
Exterior Lamps
101
Automatic Headlamp System
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Lamps On Reminder
102
Daytime Running Lamps
102
Fog Lamps
103
Interior Lamps
103
Brightness Control
103
Illuminated Entry
103
Exit Lighting
104
Front Reading Lamps
104
Dome Lamps
104
Battery Run-Down Protection
104
Time Delay
105
Cleaning the Photocells
105
Power Remote Control Mirror
106
Convex Outside Mirror
106
Heated Outside Rearview Mirror
106
Electrochromic Rearview Outside Mirror
106
Power Folding Mirrors
107
Storage Compartments
107
Glove Box
107
Overhead Console
107
Reading Lamps Driver Information System
108
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
110
Center Floor Console
111
Cargo Tie Downs
113
Luggage Carrier
113
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
115
Sun Visors
115
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror
115
Accessory Inflator
116
Accessory Power Outlets
117
Cellular Telephone (Option)
117
OnStar System (If Equipped)
118
Sunroof (If Equipped)
118
HomeLink Transmitter
119
Programming the Transmitter
120
Operating the Transmitter
121
Training a Garage Door Opener with a Rolling Code Feature (If Equipped)
121
Erasing Channels
122
Accessories
122
Instrument Panel
123
Trip Odometer
125
Tachometer
125
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
126
Safety Belt Reminder Light
126
Air Bag Readiness Light
127
Charging System Indicator Light
128
Voltmeter Gage
128
Brake System Warning Light
129
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
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Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
130
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light)
131
If the Light Is Flashing
132
If the Light Is On Steady
132
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
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Oil Pressure Gage
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Security Warning Light
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Service Four-Wheel-Drive Warning Light
135
Tow/Haul Mode Light
136
Check Gages Light
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Gate Ajar Light
136
Fuel Gage
136
Low Fuel Light
137
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Fan Control
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Temperature Knob
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Mode Knob -- Automatic Operation
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Mode Knob -- Manual Operation
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Air Conditioning
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Heating
142
Defogging and Defrosting
142
Rear Window Defogger
143
Ventilation System
143
Ventilation Tips
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Audio Systems
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Setting the Clock
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
148
CD Adapter Kits
149
AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player (If Equipped)
150
Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
152
Playing a Compact Disc
152
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
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Console-Mounted CD Changer
156
Compact Disc Changer Errors
158
Theft-Deterrent Feature
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Activating the Theft- Deterrent Feature
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Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss
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Disabling the Theft- Deterrent Feature
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Audio Steering Wheel Controls
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Understanding Radio Reception
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AM
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FM Stereo
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Tips About Your Audio System
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Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
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Care of Your Compact Discs
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Care of Your Compact Disc Player
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Fixed Mast Antenna
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Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
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Your Driving, the Road and Your Vehicle
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Driver Behavior
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Driving Environment
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Vehicle Design
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Defensive Driving
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Drunken Driving
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Control of a Vehicle
171
Braking
171
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
172
Using Anti- Lock
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Braking in Emergencies
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Steering
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Power Steering
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Steering Tips
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Driving on Curves
174
Steering in Emergencies
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Off-Road Recovery
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Passing
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Loss of Control
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Skidding
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Off-Road Driving with Your Four- Wheel- Drive Vehicle
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Before You Go Off-Roading
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Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road Driving
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Environmental Concerns
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Traveling to Remote Areas
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Getting Familiar with Off-Road Driving
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Scanning the Terrain
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Driving on Off-Road Hills
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Approaching a Hill
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Driving Uphill
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Driving Downhill
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Driving Across an Incline
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Stalling on an Incline
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Driving in Mud, Sand, Snow or Ice
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Driving in Water
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After Off-Road Driving
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Driving at Night
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Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
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Hydroplaning
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Driving Through Deep Standing Water
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Driving Through Flowing Water
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Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
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City Driving
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Freeway Driving
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Before Leaving on a Long Trip
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Highway Hypnosis
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Hill and Mountain Roads
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Winter Driving
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Driving on Snow or Ice
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If You re Caught in a Blizzard
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Recreational Vehicle Towing
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Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
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Loading Your Vehicle
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Payload
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Electronic Level Control
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Add-On Equipment
210
Towing a Trailer
210
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
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Tow/Haul Mode
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Weight of the Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer Tongue
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Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
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Hitches
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Safety Chains
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Trailer Brakes
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Driving with a Trailer
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Following Distance
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Passing
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Backing Up
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Making Turns
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Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
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Driving On Grades
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Parking on Hills
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When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
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Maintenance When Trailer Towing
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Trailer Wiring Harness
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Section 5 Problems on the Road
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Hazard Warning Flashers
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Other Warning Devices
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Jump Starting
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Towing Your Vehicle
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Engine Overheating
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If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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Cooling System
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How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank
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How to Add Coolant to the Radiator
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Engine Fan Noise
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If a Tire Goes Flat
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Changing a Flat Tire
240
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
240
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
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Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
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If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
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Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
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Using the Recovery Hooks
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Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
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Service
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Doing Your Own Service Work
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Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
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Fuel
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Fuels in Foreign Countries Filling Your Tank
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Filling a Portable Fuel Container
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Checking Things Under the Hood
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Engine Oil
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Checking Engine Oil
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When to Add Engine Oil
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What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
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Engine Oil Additives
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When to Change Engine Oil
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Remote Oil Filter
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What to Do with Used Oil
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Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
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Automatic Transmission Fluid
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When to Check and Change
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How to Check
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Checking Transmission Fluid Cold
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Checking the Fluid Level
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How to Add Fluid
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Rear Axle
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
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How to Check Lubricant
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What to Use
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Four-Wheel Drive
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Transfer Case
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When to Check Lubricant
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How to Check Lubricant
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What to Use
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Front Axle
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When to Check and Change Lubricant
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How to Check Lubricant What to Use
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Engine Coolant
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What to Use
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Checking Coolant
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Adding Coolant
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Radiator Pressure Cap
276
Power Steering Fluid
277
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
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How to Check Power Steering Fluid
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What to Use
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Windshield Washer Fluid
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What to Use
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Adding Washer Fluid
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Brakes
279
Brake Fluid
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Checking Brake Fluid What to Add
280
Brake Wear
281
Brake Pedal Travel
282
Brake Adjustment
282
Replacing Brake System Parts
282
Battery
283
Vehicle Storage
283
Bulb Replacement
283
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
283
Halogen Bulbs
284
Headlamps
284
Composite High-Beam Headlamp System
284
Front Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
285
Taillamps
286
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
287
Backglass Wiper Blade Replacement
289
Tires
289
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
290
When to Check
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How to Check
290
Tire Inspection and Rotation
291
When It s Time for New Tires
292
Buying New Tires
293
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
294
Treadwear
294
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
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Temperature -- A, B, C
295
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
295
Wheel Replacement
295
Used Replacement Wheels
296
Tire Chains
297
Appearance Care
297
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
298
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
298
Using Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric
298
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Cleaning Vinyl
299
Cleaning Leather
299
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
300
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
300
Cleaning Wood Panels
300
Care of Safety Belts
300
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
301
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper Blades
301
Weatherstrips
301
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
302
Washing Your Vehicle
302
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
302
Finish Care
302
Cleaning Aluminum Wheels
303
Cleaning Tires
303
Sheet Metal Damage
303
Finish Damage
304
Underbody Maintenance
304
Chemical Paint Spotting
304
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
305
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
306
Engine Identification
306
Service Parts Identification Label
306
Electrical System
307
Add-On Electrical Equipment
307
Windshield Wipers
307
Power Windows and Other Power Options
307
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
307
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
308
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
310
Replacement Bulbs
312
Capacities and Specifications
312
Wheels and Tires
312
Capacities (Approximate)
313
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
313
Vehicle Dimensions
313
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
314
Introduction
315
Your Vehicle and the Environment
315
Maintenance Requirements
315
How This Section is Organized
316
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
317
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
317
Short Trip/City Definition
318
Short Trip/City Intervals
318
Long Trip/Highway Definition
319
Long Trip/Highway Intervals
320
Short Trip/City Scheduled Maintenance
321
Footnotes
321
Long Trip/Highway Scheduled Maintenance
343
Footnotes
343
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
355
At Each Fuel Fill
355
Engine Oil Level Check
355
Engine Coolant Level Check
355
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
355
At Least Once a Month
355
Tire Inflation Check
355
Cassette Deck Service
355
At Least Twice a Year
355
Restraint System Check
355
Wiper Blade Check
356
Spare Tire Check
356
Weatherstrip Lubrication
356
Automatic Transmission Check
356
At Least Once a Year
356
Key Lock Cylinders Service
356
Body Lubrication Service
356
Starter Switch Check
357
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control System Check
357
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
358
Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission PARK (P) Mechanism Check
358
Underbody Flushing Service
358
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
359
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
359
Exhaust System Inspection
359
Engine Cooling System Inspection
359
Throttle System Inspection
360
Drive Axle Service
360
Transfer Case (Four-Wheel Drive) Inspection
360
Brake System Inspection
360
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
361
Part E: Maintenance Record
363
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
366
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
367
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
369
Customer Assistance Offices
369
United States
369
Canada
370
All Overseas Locations
370
Caribbean Numbers
370
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
370
Roadside Assistance
371
Canadian Roadside Assistance
372
Courtesy Transportation
373
Plan Ahead When Possible
373
Transportation Options
373
Shuttle Service
373
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
373
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
374
Additional Program Information
374
Warranty Information
374
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
375
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
375
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
376
Ordering Owner Publications in Canada
376

FAQ about the 2000 GMC Envoy Manual

What contains the 2000 Envoy manual?

The GMC Envoy owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by GMC to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the GMC Envoy. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a GMC Envoy 2000 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your GMC Envoy
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that GMC Envoy owners can do

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